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Book Launch | The Art of the Jewish Family

This month at BGC: Book Launch—Laura Leibman, The Art of the Jewish Family Bard Graduate Center, New York, 23 March 2020, 6:00–7:30pm Author Laura Leibman in conversation with Jonathan Sarna and Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, moderated by...
From: Enfilade on 8 Mar 2020

Lecture | Wendy Wassyng Roworth on Angelica Kauffman

At SLAM (and conveniently enough, coinciding with ASECS) . . . Wendy Wassyng Roworth, Angelica Kauffman: An Enterprising Artist in 18th-Century Britain Saint Louis Art Museum, 20 March 2020 Angelica Kauffman, Woman in Turkish Dress, 1767, oil on canvas,...
From: Enfilade on 6 Mar 2020

Lecture | Kate Smith, On Loss and Dispossession

From Eventbrite: Kate Smith, Loss and Dispossession in the Long Eighteenth Century University of Edinburgh, 17 March 2020 Dr Kate Smith (University of Birmingham) delivers the inaugural lecture for the Material Culture in the 17th and 18th Centuries Research...
From: Enfilade on 25 Feb 2020

Lecture | Steven Parissien, On George IV and the Horse

George Stubbs, George IV, when Prince of Wales, detail, 1791, oil on canvas, 103 × 128 cm (Royal Collection Trust, RCIN 400142) ◊  ◊  ◊  ◊  ◊ In connection with the exhibition George IV: Art & Spectacle...
From: Enfilade on 23 Feb 2020

Lecture | Jane Raisch on Early Modern Facsimiles

This month at UT Austin’s Ransom Center: Jane Raisch, Original Copies: The Facsimile before Photography Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas at Austin, 27 February 2020 Called “the nightmare of book collectors” by John Carter...
From: Enfilade on 8 Feb 2020

Research Lunch | Rebecca Tropp on the Picturesque and Country Houses

This spring at the Mellon Centre: Rebecca Tropp, Accommodating the Picturesque: The Country Houses of James Wyatt, John Nash, and Sir John Soane, 1793–1815 Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, London, 20 March 2020 James Wyatt, Ashridge...
From: Enfilade on 4 Feb 2020

Public Lecture Course | Ceramics in Britain

This spring at the Mellon Centre: Public Lecture Course, Ceramics in Britain, 1750 to Now Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, London, Thursdays, 5 March — 2 April 2020 Registration opens 3 February 2020 While the story of ceramics is...
From: Enfilade on 1 Feb 2020

Lecture | David Pullins, On the Sofa and French Painting

Next month at BGC: David Pullins, The Sofa: Furnishing Moral Tales in Eighteenth-Century French Painting Bard Graduate Center, New York, 18 February 2019 Etched frontispiece from Le Sopha: conte moral (Paris: edition of 1774). David Pullins will deliver...
From: Enfilade on 31 Jan 2020

Exhibition | Artful Nature: Fashion and Theatricality, 1770–183

Opening next week at the Lewis Walpole Library: Artful Nature: Fashion and Theatricality, 1770–1830 Lewis Walpole Library, Farmington, CT, 6 February — 22 May 2020 Curated by Laura Engel and Amelia Rauser G. M. Woodward, ‘The Art of...
From: Enfilade on 28 Jan 2020

Australian Academy of the Humanities Trendall Lecture: ‘Straying from Myth’

Free public event, Dunedin, NZ – The 22nd Trendall Lecture ‘Straying from Myth’ The Academy’s Trendall Lecture series celebrates distinguished scholarship in the classics. The 22nd Lecture will be given by New Zealand artist Marian...
From: ANZAMEMS Inc on 21 Jan 2020

Lecture | Michelle Erickson on the Art and Politics of Clay

Tuesday evening at BGC: Michelle Erickson, Making History: The Art and Politics of Clay Bard Graduate Center, New York, 21 January 2020 Michelle Erickson, Patriot Jug, 2018, creamware (wheel thrown and lathe turned earthenware, modeled and press molded...
From: Enfilade on 19 Jan 2020

The Wallace’s History of Collecting Seminars,

Next year at The Wallace: History of Collecting Seminars The Wallace Collection, London, 2020 The History of Collecting seminar series was established as part of the Wallace Collection’s commitment to the research and study of the history of collections...
From: Enfilade on 21 Dec 2019

Public talk: “Racialising Mortality in Early Visual Culture and the Shakespearean Stage” by Dr Farah Karim-Cooper – 3rd December 2019

“Racialising Mortality in Early Visual Culture and the Shakespearean Stage” by Dr Farah Karim-Cooper . Tuesday 3rd December 2019, at 5pm,  in the Samuel Beckett Theatre, Trinity College Dublin   As part of the Whitfield...
From: Shakespeare in Ireland on 19 Nov 2019

Winter School: Archival Research Skills and Book History, 2-3rd December, University of Limerick

The Centre for Early Modern Studies, Limerick, presents the 2nd Winter School in Archival Research Skills & Book History 2nd – 3rd December 2019 Supported by the AHSS Teaching Board   Venue: University of Limerick, Glucksman Library...
From: Shakespeare in Ireland on 12 Nov 2019

Lecture Series | Perspectives on Collecting

From Perspectives on Collecting: A Four-Part Lecture Series Strawberry Hill House, London, 6–27 November 2019 Strawberry Hill Trust hosts a four-part lecture series exploring perspectives on collecting from renowned speakers: David...
From: Enfilade on 31 Oct 2019

Exhibition | Thomas Jefferson, Architect

Model of Jefferson’s Design for the President’s House Competition, designed by Simone Baldissini and constructed by Ivan Simonato, 2015, scale 1:66, wood, resin, and tempera (Vicenza: Palladio Museum; photo by Lorenzo Ceretta). ◊  ...
From: Enfilade on 25 Oct 2019

Talks: Jewish books in Marsh’s Library – 5th November 2019

[Text and images from Marsh’s Library website.] A small library in working-class, south inner-city Dublin is probably the last place you would expect to find a significant collection of Hebrew and Yiddish books dating from 1489 to 1700, but….....
From: Shakespeare in Ireland on 21 Oct 2019

Lecture | Tom Almeroth-Williams on Animals and the West End

Jacques-Laurent Agasse, Old Smithfield Market, 1824, oil on canvas (New Haven: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection, B2001.2.252). ◊   ◊   ◊   ◊   ◊ Next month at Spencer House: Tom Almeroth-Williams,...
From: Enfilade on 21 Oct 2019

Study day: ‘NETWORKS’ Ormond Courtiers and Kilkenny Merchants in the 16th Century – October 2019

[From eventbrite website] This October, Kilkenny Castle will host a Study Day that seeks to highlight information concerning the extensive network of connections that the earls of Ormond had with their counterparts at the English Court and further afield...
From: Shakespeare in Ireland on 2 Oct 2019

Lecture | Matthew Reeve, ‘Children of Strawberry’

Next month at BGC: Matthew Reeve, ‘Children of Strawberry’: Replication and Referentiality in the English Gothic Revival / The Lee B. Anderson Memorial Lecture on the Gothic Bard Graduate Center, New York, 16 October 2019 John Carter, The...
From: Enfilade on 24 Sep 2019

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